|Mrs. Thornton from Mrs. Gaskell's North and South|
|Mrs. Bennet from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice|
|Mrs. Dashwood from Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility|
|Mrs. Clennam from Charles Dickens' Little Dorrit|
|Marilla Cuthbert from L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables|
|Mrs. Banks from Mary Poppins|
So Happy Mother's Day to you all, whether you are a mother, have a mother or are remembering a mother today. And feel free to comment below with your favourite mother from a period drama. There are lots more!